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Person—name title, text X[X(11)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termName title
Synonymous names:Help on this termSalutation; honorific
METeOR identifier:Help on this term613313
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Final 30/05/2018
ACT Health, Final 02/01/2019
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An honorific form of address commencing a name, as represented by text.

It is used when addressing a person by name, whether by mail, phone or in person.

Data Element Concept:Person—name title

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(11)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term12

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termValid abbreviations from the Standards Australia AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Name title is a prefix to a person's name.

Name title should not be confused with a person's job title.

This data element may be repeated where more than one name title is associated with a person; for example, Honourable Doctor (Hon Dr).

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Mixed case should be used (rather than upper case only).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this termStandards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person (name)—name title, text A[A(11)] Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

See also Person—name title sequence number, code N[N] Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Individual name cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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